Supervisors Training Centre of South Western Railway is situated in Bangalore, the garden city of India. It is located near the Bangalore City Railway Station and Divisional Railway Managers office.
Established in the year 1957, STC/SBC is the major training centre under SWR and mainly caters to the training needs of the supervisors of Mechanical department of SWR and SR. All the mandatory courses, as per the training modules approved by the Railway Board as well as various need based programmes to meet the training needs of Supervisors are being conducted at this training centre.
STC/SBC is the only training centre authorized to conduct the Training of Trainers course, for the newly inducted Trainers/ Instructors belonging to training centres of all departments of Indian Railways. From 2004, Advanced Training of Trainers course is also conducted for the trainers who have attended TOT earlier.
STC/SBC is also nominated by Railway Board to conduct Disaster Management Programme and the same was started during 2004-05.
The faculty comprises of experienced gazetted and non-gazetted staff from workshop and open line. The visiting faculty include expert serving and retired Railway officers and supervisors, and also from Private sector undertakings.
The Methodology includes Lectures, Group Discussions; Group Exercises, Demonstrations on Working models, Practical Demonstrations in Shop/ Shed/ Yards and Pit lines, Book-Reviews and Project Works.
TRAINING AIDS AND FACILITIES:
STC is equipped with the following training aids (audio. visual) and office equipments.
- Magnetic White Boards
- Over head projectors
- LCD Multimedia projectors
- Interactive boards
- Flip charts
- Slide Projectors
- Personal Computers
- Video Camera
- TV & V C R
- Colour Scanner
- Laser Printer
- Colour ink jet printer
- Dot Matrix printer
- Photostat Machine
- Laminating Machine
- Digital Scanner(Rex rotary)
- Digital photo copier
The library has a huge collection of about 3500 titles/ 4800 books, covering a wide range of Engineering, Computers, Management and Railway Engineering subjects to meet the requirement of the trainees and enhancement of knowledge during their stay at STC. A Hindi section with 750 books on various subjects, Weeklies & Magazines in English and Hindi are also available.
|Collection of books||No of Titles|
|Science and Engineering||1860|
|Computers & applications||315|
Present Hostel capacity is limited to 106 beds distributed as under;
26 rooms with Total capacity of 82 beds.
3 rooms with a Total Capacity of 12 beds.
1 Guestroom with a capacity of 2 beds.
4 rooms with a Total capacity of 12 beds.
Sampige and Brindavan hostels are not in good condition and require extensive repairs. Cauvery hostel having 5 rooms with 24 bed capacity is very old and in dilapidated condition and hence is not used.
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